New Word #75: Facial Expressions

Haoyan Do

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Expressions

grin: smile broadly, especially in an unrestrained manner and with the mouth open.

grimace: an ugly, twisted expression on a person’s face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement.

frown: form an expression of disapproval, displeasure, or concentration, typically by turning down the corners of the mouth.

ruddy: (of a person’s face) having a healthy red color.

snarl: A snarl is a sound, often a growl or vicious utterance, often accompanied by a facial expression, where the upper lip is raised, and the nostrils widen, generally indicating hate, anger or pain

yawn: involuntarily open one’s mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom.

smirk:smile in an irritatingly smug, conceited, or silly way.

simper: smile in an affectedly coy or ingratiating manner.

sneer: a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone.

leer:look or gaze in an unpleasant, malicious, or…

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